Old Mutual gives K25bn life insurance cover to Malawi Covid-19  frontline health workers

Old Mutual Malawi plc has given K25 billion worth of free life cover for 25, 000 Covid-19 frontline workers as the number of coronavirus cases in the country rise steadily.

Old Mutual Malawi Limited chief executive officer Edith Jiya: to financially safeguard the healthcare workers

This means Old Mutual Life Assurance company would pay K1 million to a family covid-19 frontline healthcare worker who dies of the disease.

Old Mutual Malawi chief executive officer Edith Jiya says in a statement this is part of her company’s social responsibility in the fight against the deadly disease.

She says the six-month cover, starts this month through October.

“It will cover all registered healthcare practitioners under the Medical Council of Malawi and Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi,” she says.

Jiya says the priority of the cover is to financially safeguard the healthcare workers as they fight the covid-19.

The Old Mutual cover has been described as the biggest social corporate responsibility by a corporate institution in the fight against coronavirus.

 

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chataika
chataika
9 months ago

Bravo Edith and your organization for the initiative you will make the frontline staff work extra hard to save the nation from the pandemic! Shame on those who claim there is no covid. Should we say you just want to throw that money for nothing? A malawi ndi womvetsa chisoni maka SKC ndi JB? Ppo with their names yet nkumati kulibe matenda a covid zomvetsa chisoni kwabasi

che nnungu
9 months ago

Give the money directly to the flontline workers. Otherwise if you give the DPP thieves in government the obvious will happen

Mtete
9 months ago

That’s what I call Corporate Social Responsibility.
Thumbs up for Old Mutual.

ankhwinda
9 months ago

Ma company koma awa oganizila ubwino wa munthu dziko osati company ikati yapanga chowoneka ndiye kuti yapeleka makopala ku chipani. Malawi atamakhala chonchi pomatha zaka khumi azakhaladi wamkaka ndi uchi

Cute
Cute
9 months ago

This is what we call good excellent administration. These are the type of leaders we need for Malawi to develop. If we could have more of such leaders Malawi would be a great place to live. Thank you Edith for your leadership. This is a good example for other companies to practice corporate responsibility. Some big corporations can not even make a donation of any kind for a year.

M'Malawi
M'Malawi
9 months ago

Wonderful news from my home land. Kudos kudos!!

braveheart
9 months ago

Salute!

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